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  • Meet the 2020-2021 Masa Fellows

    Jan 25, 2021, 11:53 AM by Hillel News
    Fedline Saintina
    We are so excited to welcome our seventh cohort of Masa-Hillel Fellows. This fellowship is a seven-week professional development seminar designed to prepare the fellows of Masa Israel Journey, founded by the Jewish Agency and the Government of Israel, to work as Jewish professional with Hillel. The goal of the Masa-Hillel Fellowship is to build a talent pipeline and populate Hillel’s professional cohort with talented individuals and budding leaders who are actively exploring Israel and reinforcing their Jewish and Israel connections.
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  • Sheldon Adelson, z”l, a Giant in Jewish Philanthropy

    Jan 19, 2021, 12:31 PM by Hillel News
    Sheldon Adelson
    Our community has lost one of its most influential and generous supporters with the passing of Sheldon Adelson, z’l.
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  • Hillel’s ‘Mr. International’ Looks Back on 20 Years of Hillel in the Former Soviet Union

    Jan 13, 2021, 11:56 AM by Jared Gans
    Let My People Grow book cover
    In the early 1990s, as the Iron Curtain fell in Europe, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hillel Director Yossie Goldman noticed something of a trend—Russian Jews were arriving at the university and joining Hillel in droves. Through conversations with these Russian students, Goldman realized that there were more than 1.5 million Jews who remained in Russia, and he began to reflect on how Hillel could help them seize this newfound opportunity to form a strong Jewish connection.
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